Travel Blogs from Tirana, Albania

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Introducing new ones to Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Introducing new ones to Tirana

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana - 18 degrees and sunny The girls have the day off today. Josh and I leave at 8.00 for the group eventually arriving about 9.00. We will never take for granted driving to a Kingdom Hall again.  We decide to document it with photos. Bus 1, short ...

Topophilia, Tirana., Tirana, Albania travel blog

Topophilia, Tirana.

A travel blog entry by adaptorplug

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... years ago when we first drove those trucks from Marlow through France down Italy up Greece and over the border into Albania. They were loaded with beds cleared out of redundant assylums that the Thatcherite 'care in the community' program had foolishly ...

Albania: borders opened to the world 1992, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albania: borders opened to the world 1992

A travel blog entry by heidiandrew

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Finally made it to Albania after 3 days traveling via bus, taxi and furgon (a mini van with random people getting on and off along the way, very confusing) and its capital Tirana was a full on culture shock after the lovely seaside Croatia. The centre is ...

Settling in again, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Settling in again

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 15 degrees and sunny Today is another settling in day. Josh and I go for an early morning walk near the embassies. Some amazing cars including a purple one wrapped in material.  Then we pop back to the apartment and we get settled in. So not ...

A sort of easy day, Tirana, Albania travel blog

A sort of easy day

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 17 degrees and sunny Witnessing today for Josh and I. We catch two buses to the group. There are 14 out which is nice. Josh and I go with a young guy called Alfred. We head to a part of town with many Iranians. We locate the area and I find the ...

Carts, study and sufflage, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Carts, study and sufflage

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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... today. Unbelievably crowded, I only last 15 minutes or so. Di buys a few things and heads home. Josh and I have a cart shift at Embassy this evening so we meet at the complex at 4.30. All good, we have fun. A beautiful day once again in Tirana.   ...

Jun 26, 2011, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Jun 26, 2011

A travel blog entry by gosa

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Eliza Dushku and the Mayor of Tirana!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Eliza Dushku and the Mayor of Tirana!

A travel blog entry by eastin80

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... , come and talk to some Australians'. She came over and we had a nice chat to her about what she was doing (making a documentary about Albania for PBS), she told us she was Albanian and showed us her Albanian flag tattoo and then the man who was on TV put ...

Witnessing and other stuff, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Witnessing and other stuff

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 13 degrees and overcast Today we have a busy day in the ministry including cart shifts this evening. We head out to the group. There are 26 out which is excellent. Josh is paired with a brother on carts and heads off. The rest of us go with Sister ...

SKE Graduation, Tirana, Albania travel blog

SKE Graduation

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 13 degrees some cloud Today we split up a bit. We have been given two tickets to the SKE graduation so have nominated Dianne and Josh to represent the family. So they head out to Bethel about 9.00. Bianca and I are going to have a relaxed dad and ...

Preparation and first meeting, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Preparation and first meeting

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 13 degrees with sunny periods Nice day today. Josh and I do some more search work, we have actually found three english speakers in our own building. We are home about 12.00 though to do family worship and some pre study for our meeting tonight. At ...

Into the Balkans I go, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Into the Balkans I go

A travel blog entry by tanzamarie

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... leg of my journey has begun. After a 13+ hour flight from Buenos Aires to Rome then a hour flight from Rome to Tirana, Albania, I am finally in the Balkans. Everyone I have met is incredibly kind, however it is incredibly daunting and overwhelming to be ...

Lunch with some missionaries, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Lunch with some missionaries

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana  17 degrees and sunny Witnessing Saturday today. We all head to the group and get assigned to different places. Bianca goes with Abi to a Iranian womens area, Josh and Dianne head closer to town and I am in a study with an Iranian student at ...

More service, Tirana, Albania travel blog

More service

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 17 degrees and sunny Josh and I join group this morning as Bianca has schoolwork and Dianne some catch up at home. We are able to contact a few after heading out to the group. In the evening we are on the carts and doing some witnessing around the ...

Saturday group and markets, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Saturday group and markets

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 14 degrees and sunny Witnessing today as all of us head out to the Kingdom Hall to meet the group.  Josh heads with some young guys into town while the rest of us do some visits near the hall. A difficult location work but interesting. I find ...

Another full day in service, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Another full day in service

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 16 degrees and mainly sunny Carts this morning as we all take part in the two hour morning shift. Josh and Bianca head home at 12.30. Dianne and I neet at complex before going off to our study. He is not there today due to dentist appointment. We ...

Lukas in Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Lukas in Tirana

A travel blog entry by skipetarenland

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... vor allem beim Bowling spielen ;) Aber auch sonst haben wir einiges gesehen, vom Nationalmuseum, bis hin zur Kaffeehausalltagskultur in Tirana (im Mon Cheri), vom Dajti Mountain bis zu Burgen und Bergstädten, und dazwischen gaanz viel Memory Spielen und ...

Full day witnessing, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Full day witnessing

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 14 degrees and fine Today Josh and I need to finish the month on a good note. We start early and catch the bus out to the group. There are 10 out and 4 of us head onto some territory. Find a couple home which is good and then find a Japanese guy on ...

Concrete hodge-podge in technicolor, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Concrete hodge-podge in technicolor

A travel blog entry by xerius

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... , we got a swift hour and a half ride down a beautifully resurfaced road to the capital. Not at all what I expected! Albania's getting its act together, apparently. The same couple also happened to have reservations at the same hostel I had booked ...

Albania (the destination we are most proud of), Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albania (the destination we are most proud of)

A travel blog entry by jai_82

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We intended on getting a bus to the capital of Albania, Tirana but were convinced by a taxi driver (who would naturally be making a few Euro's out of us) that the easiest way to get to the capital was to take his taxi to the Macedonian/Albanian border and ...

Capital of Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Capital of Albania

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... , wenigstens sind die Strassen in Albanien recht gut). Hatte dann nur ein paar Stunden Tageslicht, aber das reicht aus, um Tirana zu sehen. Das Nationalmuseum ist ganz nett und etwas groeser als das Museum des Kosovo. Die Geschichte Albaniens hoert mit ...

Life in flip flops, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Life in flip flops

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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I am now in Tirana the lovely bustling capital city of Albania, i think its Tuesday but its very difficult to tell as the streets are packed and the coffee shops full my kind of city. First however i wanted to mention something about ...

Albania, Erseka, Albania travel blog

Albania

A travel blog entry by big_red

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hello canada, its good to be back in Greece i say. so ya for the last week we were in a small town of about 7000 called erseka. it was a wonderful experience. our time there consisted of living with a host family for night and for breakfast and ...

In Albania - Part Deux, Tirana and environs, Albania travel blog

In Albania - Part Deux

A travel blog entry by ahlquist

Hello again from Tirana, Albania. Although the phones are unreliable, well so is the power, in the compound we are staying we have found a way to get into town this Sunday morning after church and find an Internet cafe. So, we will now both share some ...

Meeting and dinner out, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Meeting and dinner out

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 17 degrees and sunny Meeting today at 11.30 and so everybody makes a leisurely start to the day. At 11.00 we grab a taxi and head out. A really enjoyable meeting as always. So fart of the platform Bianca has been called Sibora (snow white in ...

Mireidita (hello) from Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Mireidita (hello) from Albania

A travel blog entry by ahlquist

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... was USA vs Albania, East vs West!! The short story is that he demolished me at chess (found out later he is ranked 3rd in Albania), but I made a huge comeback in ping-pong to put him in his place. During the visit I realized that this was more than just ...

First day, Tirana, Albania travel blog

First day

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 12 degrees and cloudy Today is a catch up day, house stuff, travel stuff etc. We also need to go shopping and get some stuff for the new apartment, which is very nice but with usual Albanian things  - the odd light not working and towel racks ...

The surprise country is....Albania!!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

The surprise country is....Albania!!

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

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... much money; fortunately Christine found cheep flights to somewhere called Tirana.  Where you might ask?  Tirana is the capital city of Albania, a smallish Eastern European country.  We spent a couple of days in Tirana, exploring the city, ...

Tough Tirane, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tough Tirane

A travel blog entry by rbruce

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... souls, looking for an escape from the mundane week-long all-inclusive. He is currently researching for a motorcycle tour across Albania.   From Vlore north to Tirane, the terrain has been much easier on us although not nearly as beautiful. ...

Back to Tirana for goodbyes, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Back to Tirana for goodbyes

A travel blog entry by sarahx

... I can't believe how attached I've become to the people in Pascaqan after only knowing them a week. Clara (as they call her in Albania) was particularly distraught about having to leave again- she loves it here! I think we might be back next year ...

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